The Daily Populous

Monday March 25th, 2019 evening edition

image for WHY WAS BARR THE DECIDER? Legal Experts Puzzled By Attorney General’s Obstruction Decision

Mueller’s apparent choice to decline to make a charging decision on whether President Trump obstructed justice, and instead outsource that decision to Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, has many experienced attorneys puzzled.

“The whole reason to have a special counsel is to insulate the decision maker from the executive chain of command,” McQuade said.

“By making the decision himself, Barr feeds into the cynical narrative that President Trump appointed an AG who would protect him.”.

Others suggested that Mueller’s decision to punt makes sense, and that Barr’s decision was not completely out of the ordinary.

Since much of it is a judgment call, I can see why Mueller would let that decision be made by others.”.

Barr’s letter doesn’t go into much detail in explaining why the prosecutorial decision fell into Barr and Rosenstein’s hands.

“I’m not aware of any case where an attorney general made the decision on a prosecution or non-prosecution for obstruction of justice. »

Man exonerated over wrongful rape conviction after 36 years in prison

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But he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a 1982 rape and stabbing.

Thirty six years later, Archie Williams had his wrongful conviction vacated, as the Innocence Project detailed in a statement.

(WBRZ) Archie Williams had his rape conviction vacated and he was exonerated after spending 36 years behind bars. »

Attractive businesswomen viewed as less trustworthy 'femmes fatales'

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Rather, the effect taps into more primal feelings of sexual insecurity, jealousy and fear among both men and women.

Those primed to feel sexually secure ended up thinking attractive women were as truthful as less attractive women.

As with the fifth study, the sexually secure participants found both attractive and less attractive women were equally truthful. »

Man stole $122m from Facebook and Google by sending them random bills, which the companies dutifully paid

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Man stole $122m from Facebook and Google by sending them random bills, which the companies dutifully paid.

He merely sent Google and Facebook invoices for items they hadn't purchased and that he hadn't provided, which the companies paid anyway.

Apparently, no one checked first to see if these corresponded to invoices/POs that had been issued within the companies. »